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Re: Must the entire GPL be included?

On 25 Nov 1998, Ole J. Tetlie wrote:

> I've bee in contact with the author of lwm (possibly the smallest
> window manager on earth - beats wm2 and 9wm) about using the GPL.
> He wants to do so, but the text of the GPL is almost as big as
> the source, so he wants to put it under the GPL with only a short
> notice about where the entire license can be found.
> Is this possible?

Maybe (I don't know), but what is the real gain, anyway?

We already do not include the entire GPL in the binary .deb package, but 
a reference to it instead, so the binary package would continue to be
really small, as intended.

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